No fishing license is required to fish off of the pier, but there is a nominal fee involved to be allowed to do so. Go to www.kurebeachfishingpier.com for details and to view photos of the fish that didn’t get away. The Kure Beach Fishing pier operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from April 1st through Thanksgiving Sunday. The Kure Beach Fishing Pier also offers arcade games, concession treats, and a gift/souvenir shop. Access to the pier is free to those not fishing.